LINGUIST List 29.462

Fri Jan 26 2018

Jobs: General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics: Full Professor, University of Mannheim

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 26-Jan-2018
From: Dr. Dieter Thoma <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics: Full Professor, University of Mannheim, Germany
E-mail this message to a friend

University or Organization: University of Mannheim
Department: English Linguistics
Job Location: Mannheim, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: Professor of English Linguistics

Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics


The University of Mannheim, School of Humanities, Department of English, invites applications for a W 3-Professorship in English Linguistics to be filled by 1 August 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The successful candidate will be a linguist conducting research and teaching in the area of English Linguistics with a research focus on psycholinguistics / language acquisition.
Teaching will be in English and will contribute to our interdisciplinary degree programs at all levels (BA / MA and PhD level).

The successful candidate should be prepared to collaborate in linguistic and interdisciplinary research projects in the department. The candidate will have a forward-looking research program with the potential to attract international collaboration and external funding.

The hiring procedure is subject to the requirements set out in ยงยง 47-48 of the LHG Baden-Wuerttemberg. The University of Mannheim is an equal-opportunities employer. Preference will be given to applicants with disabilities provided they have the same qualifications. The University of Mannheim strives to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore encourages qualified women to apply.

The (full) German version of this job announcement can be found at:

Applications (with a presentation of research interests, CV, copies of academic certificates and documents, lists of publications, courses taught and externally funded projects) should be sent as a single PDF file (max. file size 2 MB) to the address below within four weeks of the publication of this notice.

When applying by email, please be aware that breach of confidentiality and unauthorized access by a third party cannot be excluded for a communication without encryption.

Application Deadline: 28-Feb-2018

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dean, Professor Dr. Philipp Gassert

Page Updated: 26-Jan-2018